Brugg District

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Brugg District
Bezirk Brugg
District
Location of Brugg District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Aargau
Capital Brugg
Area
 • Total 149.31 km2 (57.65 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 48,279
 • Density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 25

Brugg District is a district in the Canton of Aargau, Switzerland, it is located south of the Aare and the Aargauer Jura covers the district. The capital of the district is the town of Brugg.

Geography[edit]

Brugg District has an area, as of 1997, of 149.29 km2 (57.64 sq mi). Of this area, 42.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 41.3% is forested. The rest of the land, (14.1%) is settled.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Brugg District has a population (as of June 2009) of 46,471.[2]

As of 2000, there were 1,635 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 8,736 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 6,792 homes with 5 or more persons in the household. The average number of people per household was 2.41 individuals.[1] In 2008 there were 7,550 single family homes (or 36.4% of the total) out of a total of 20,725 homes and apartments.[3] There were a total of 194 empty apartments for a 0.9% vacancy rate.[3]

Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year), there are 3,374 students attending primary school, there are 1,246 students attending secondary school, there are 780 students attending tertiary or university level schooling in the district.[1]

Economy[edit]

As of 2000 there were 22,875 residents who worked in the district, while 17,446 residents worked outside the Brugg district and 14,574 people commuted into the district for work.[4]

Religion[edit]

From the 2000 census, 13,426 or 30.4% were Roman Catholic, while 20,463 or 46.4% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 72 individuals (or about 0.16% of the population) who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.[1]

Municipalities[edit]

Population
Coat of arms Municipality Population
2013[5]
Area (km²)[6]
Auenstein Auenstein 1,568 5.68
Birr Birr 4,318 5.05
Birrhard Birrhard 663 2.99
Bözen Bözen 746 3.95
Bözberg 1,539 15.52
Brugg Brugg 10,909 6.36
Effingen Effingen 592 6.85
Elfingen Elfingen 268 4.23
Habsburg Habsburg 410 2.23
Hausen Hausen bei Brugg 3,299 3.21
Lupfig Lupfig 2,187 5.15
Mandach Mandach 309 5.55
Mönthal Mönthal 389 3.93
Mülligen Mülligen 1,018 3.16
Remigen Remigen 1,047 7.87
Riniken Riniken 1,478 4.75
Rüfenach Rüfenach 871 4.17
Scherz Scherz 649 3.3
Schinznach-Bad Schinznach-Bad 1,195 1.9
Schinznach 2,239 12.23
Thalheim Thalheim 764 9.91
Veltheim Veltheim 1,413 5.24
Villigen Villigen 2,033 11.22
Villnachern Villnachern 1,533 5.74
Windisch Windisch 6,848 4.91
Total 48,279 149.31

Mergers[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 47°29′N 8°12′E / 47.483°N 8.200°E / 47.483; 8.200